I liked the answer to this question: An algebra of "integrals" by @anixx
Which had a very detailed table attached. My understanding is the answerer had updated the question some 35 times to generate this table/correct bugs
Some commenters didn't appreciate this since they felt it was polluting the front page but as a person looking for tables like this i am VERY happy to have found someone willing to update that table again and again and again.
So what could we do so the commenters on the answer are happy and I am happy at the same time. It seems like if a question gets edited beyond some threshold Q within a target time period T we should mute notifications/ability to pop up to the top of the front page for edits to THAT particular answer. I think that is the best solution here.
Asking people NOT to continuously update answers/edit an answer for better accuracy/comprehensiveness feels antithetical to the spirit of this site but I do empathize with my fellow users that noise is also not good.
So we select some time period T and threshold Q such that if a particular ANSWER/component of a page gets > Q edits in a time interval T then further edits will not bump the post until the threshold time T has passed. So the goal of this is any interaction with a page after a "while" which is what T indicates, will bump a post but a continuous flurry of edits/conversation should NOT cause a question to stay pinned at the top of everyone's attention.
Concerns that get slightly fixed:
Some other users have asked before about editing -> top of question list creating perverse incentives: How to discourage excessive self-edits?
This doesn't fix the problem if the edits are very spaced out BUT at least we are getting some progress in that direction.
Maybe even just giving the users an option to say "hey you made this edit after this question did NOT have activity in a while, are you interested in bumping this question?" Giving me the option to say "no" would be nice.